Copy cat bomb threats across Queensland schools

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Far North Queensland, Townsville and Brisbane have been on the receiving end of another round of school bomb hoax stunts. Similar to threats in New South Wales over the last few months, these have been widespread across the state with police taking each one seriously. Some of the areas also … [Read more...]

What’s On in Charters Towers

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If you're looking for some entertainment this weekend we've got plenty of options for you in this week's What's On. Starting tonight there’s the North Queensland Extreme Offroad Challenge, running through until Sunday. Catch rollovers, winch cables snapping and drivers pushing themselves … [Read more...]

Spectator friendly racing

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Rev heads start your engines, this weekend the North Queensland Extreme Off Road Challenge gets underway in Charters Towers. The event has attracted 15 drivers ranging from professionals to everyday car builders to tackle the 10-stage course. Organiser and President of the North Queensland … [Read more...]

Senator says Syrian refugees could combat population decline

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As the federal government prepares to follow through on its commitment to accept 12,000 Syrian asylum seekers, a Queensland Senator has proposed North Queensland as a potential resettlement region. Senator Ian Macdonald told an estimates hearing in Canberra that sending asylum seekers to regional … [Read more...]